OST Sports Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 2:
The Odisha Athletic Association on Monday announced a 17-member team to participate in the 29th National Junior Athletic Championship at Kanteevra in Bangalore beginning from December 3.
The team: Suman Jena (Angul- 10,000 mtrs walk), Bikram Murmu (Bhubaneswar-100 mtrs long jump), Rajeswari Das (Bhubaneswar- 100-mtrs run), Karmi Singh (Bhubaneswar-Triathlon), Tapati Sahoo (Bhubaneswar-100 mtr run), Sekunta Kullu (Bhubaneswar- 100 mtrs run, long jump, medley relay), Latika Basara (Bhubaneswar- 200 mtrs run, triple jump, medley relay), Damayanti Murmu (Bhubaneswar- Javelin), Susama Toppo (Bhubaneswar- 400 mtrs hurdles, medley relay), Champa Tirkey (Cuttack- 110 mtrs hurdles, 400 mtrs hurdles), Ramachandra Hansdah (Mayurbhanj- 400 mtrs run), Subrat Mandal (Sambalpur- Javelin), Salmi Kispotta (Sundargarh- shotput, discus throw), Rajeswari Bhoi (Sundargarh- 100 mtrs hurdles, heptathlon, medley relay), Sumi Oram (Sundargarh- 100 mtrs hurdles, 400 mtrs hurdles), Sushita Kisan (Sundargarh- Heptathlon) and Chinmay Ranjan Jena (Bhubaneswar-Javelin).
The team would be accompanied by Rabi Nayak and Bhabani Shankar Jena as manager and coach respectively.
The five-day event would conclude on December 7.